Arts & Entertainment

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Drop Everything Because Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Cast Were Just Spotted in Jordan

Drop Everything Because Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Cast Were Just Spotted in Jordan

The star-packed cast of Disney’s live-action Aladdin movie were just spotted taking a break from filming to enjoy one of Middle East’s most beautiful destinations! The stars of the remake are on location in Jordan, where they’ve been filming for the past two months. The country’s desert landscape and ancient ruins provide the perfect backdrop […]

Shébani: The Dubai-Based Iraqi Singer You Seriously Need to Check Out

Shébani: The Dubai-Based Iraqi Singer You Seriously Need to Check Out

  If Lana Del Rey had a secret Arab lover, Shébani would definitely be their lovechild. The 26-year-old songstress has been turning heads with her soulful voice and neo-R&B vibes.   With her releasing a music video for her latest single Scylla, and been announced as one of the acts for Sole DXB 2017’s lineup, […]

Atypical: Netflix’s Hit Show About Autism Paves the Way for Acceptance and Inclusion

Atypical: Netflix’s Hit Show About Autism Paves the Way for Acceptance and Inclusion

by Marwa Saadawi — Licensed Child Therapist

  In a society where the term autism is still a foreign and new word amongst many, Netflix’s hit show: Atypical sheds just a hint of light on the daily struggles a person with autism experiences and, what their family dynamic may feel like.   Movies and shows, are slowly including characters on the spectrum […]

This Saudi Instagram Account Is Convinced Rihanna Is Khaleeji, and We Are Here for It

This Saudi Instagram Account Is Convinced Rihanna Is Khaleeji, and We Are Here for It

The Internet works in mysterious ways, but that is exactly why we adore it. Our latest social media star is Mariam Mossalli, the fashion editor and founder of Niche Arabia, who also happens to run the 40,000 followers strong Instagram account Shoes and Drama.   🔊 LOUD! … wait for it! 😉🇸🇦👏🏻🙌🏻 @badgalriri is basically […]

This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

by Reem Tolba

  A new type of sitcom is being aired on MBC that goes by the name of Cut. Directed by Osama Alkhurayji, the sitcom tells the story of five diverse Saudi students consisting of males, females, conservatives and liberals who are struggling to pursue film-making in the States.   Cut, indeed, has been gaining a […]

You Can’t Unsee These Arab Celebrities Photoshopped into Disney Characters

You Can’t Unsee These Arab Celebrities Photoshopped into Disney Characters

Halloween may have ended, but this Saudi Instagram account has us wanting that spooky holiday to come back into our lives.   Shoes and Drama, run by Marriam Mossalli, just posted the most hilarious, Disney-inspired, Photoshopped Instagram album and we are literally lying in the the cold hard ground. “Kim Kardashian and Heidi Klum aren’t the […]

This Swiss Artist’s Stunning Illustrations of Lebanon Is All the Art You Need Today

This Swiss Artist’s Stunning Illustrations of Lebanon Is All the Art You Need Today

  Swiss graphic designer and illustrator Sraina Noetzli is fond of the beautiful city and people of Beirut. Her visits to the Middle East’s Paris inspired her to start “Beirut Contrasts,” a breathtaking series of illustrations that perfectly capture the city’s magic.     “I had been in Beirut several times and was always fascinated by this […]

11 Reasons Why Amina Khalil Is Just the Absolute Best

11 Reasons Why Amina Khalil Is Just the Absolute Best

A post shared by Amina Khalil (@aminakhalilofficial) on Dec 6, 2015 at 12:27pm PST   Everyone knows part-time actress, full-time goddess Amina Khalil. The Egyptian beauty has left her mark across Egypt and beyond, plastered on billboards, filling magazines and dominating our social media timelines. To celebrate her birthday, which happens to be today, we’ve […]

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

by Marwa Khalifa

  Two years ago, everyone’s favorite actor/comedian Ahmed Helmy took a sudden visit with his pregnant wife Mona Zaki to the States. Rumors circulated — mainly by fans — claiming that the celebrity duo wanted to just grant their baby a US citizenship. It was later revealed that the couple went stateside for Helmy’s medical […]

Mohamed Henedy Just Proved He’s the King of Twitter with the Most Relatable Tweet Ever

Mohamed Henedy Just Proved He’s the King of Twitter with the Most Relatable Tweet Ever

  We all know the legend that is Mohamed Henedy. The part-time Egyptian actor, full-time Twitter king is known for being a slayer on social media. Remember when he destroyed the “Rakebni El Morgiha” singer? What about his dig at actor Ahmed Fahmy?   Henedy is just a force that cannot be stopped, and he […]